2018 Book of Dreams

2018 G Adventures Book of Dreams USD

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For all dates, pricing, availability, booking, and detailed itineraries, consult your travel agent or check online. Explore Australia & New Zealand Highlights › › Enjoy a sunset cruise on a private yacht › › Take an interpretive walk with an aboriginal guide › › Get an exclusive tour of a research aquarium › › Witness thousands of glowworms lighting up the scenery What's Included Journeys Exclusives: James Cook University Research Aquarium. Janbanbarra Jirrbal Rainforest Cultural Experience, Tully. Melbourne Foodie Walk, Melbourne. Waiheke Island Wineries, Waiheke Island. Meet a Maori Elder, Rotorua. G Adventures for Good: Cafe Chloe, Tully. ( To learn more, see online ) Sydney Harbour cruise and orientation walk. Aboriginal walk through the Daintree Rainforest. Sunrise interpretive walk at Uluru. Melbourne orientation walk. Raglan harbour cruise. Visit glowworm caves. Orientation walk in Christchurch. Scenic TranzAlpine train. Queenstown Gondola ride. Wilderness day cruise (winter) or overnight cruise (summer) in Fiordland National Park. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities. ACCOMMODATIONS Hotels (20 nts), cruise boat (1 nt, seasonal). TRANSPORT Mini-bus, plane, train, boat, walking. GROUP LEADER CEO throughout, local guides. MEALS 21 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. Allow USD860-1120 for meals not included. ITINERARY Why choose between Australia and New Zealand? Experience both on an extraordinary 22-day adventure. Discover iconic Sydney, fashionable Melbourne, and welcoming Auckland; stand in the presence of sacred Uluru; explore ancient rainforests; and get your fill of city life, mountainscapes, glaciers, cultural moments, deserts, hot springs, and photo ops. DAY 1 SYDNEY Arrive at any time. DAY 2 SYDNEY Welcome to Sydney Harbour. Walk to the iconic Opera House and through The Rocks historical neighbourhood. Then, board a private yacht for a sunset cruise. ( 1B, 1D ) DAYS 3-4 PORT DOUGLAS Fly to Cairns then travel up to Mossman Gorge. Take an interpretive walk with a local aboriginal guide. The next day, opt to snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef. ( 2B ) DAY 5 CAIRNS Return to Cairns and take an exclusive tour of the James Cook University research aquarium. ( 1B ) DAY 6 CAIRNS/TULLY Travel southward to tiny Tully for a G Adventures-supported indigenous experience. ( 1B, 1L ) DAYS 7-8 ULURU Catch a flight to Australia's Red Centre and witness an outstanding sunset in the presence of Uluru. The next day, take in the sunrise over this sacred rock before a guided walk. Later, go for a walk in beautiful Kata Tjuta National Park. ( 2B ) DAY 9 ULURU/MELBOURNE Enjoy another sunrise over Uluru before flying to Melbourne for the night. ( 1B ) DAYS 10-11 MELBOURNE Enjoy a full free day in Melbourne. Opt to visit wineries, explore the Great Ocean Road, or discover hidden gems in the city's famous laneways. The next day, go on a guided foodie walk through the laneways of Melbourne with a local author and culinary storyteller for a three-course progressive lunch. ( 2B, 1L ) DAY 12 MELBOURNE/ AUCKLAND Fly to Auckland, New Zealand and enjoy free time to explore on your own. ( 1B ) DAY 13 AUCKLAND Catch a ferry to Waiheke Island and visit two local wineries to learn more about New Zealand's burgeoning wine industry while sampling some of the local blends. ( 1B ) DAY 14 RAGLAN Take the scenic route to the artsy beach town of Raglan. Visit a local farm and later, cruise the harbour at sunset. ( 1B, 1L ) DAY 15 ROTORUA Enroute to Rotorua, visit Waitomo Caves for a boat ride through the dark to see thousands of flickering glowworms. Visit Tamaki Maori Village for dinner and a performance about local myth. ( 1B, 1D ) DAY 16 CHRISTCHURCH Catch a flight to Christchurch. Take an orientation walk with the CEO. ( 1B ) DAYS 17-18 FRANZ JOSEF All aboard the scenic TranzAlpine rail route to New Zealand's glacier region. Transfer to our rainforest lodge home for the next two nights. Opt to take a helicopter hike, walk over the glacier, or relax in the hot pools. ( 2B ) DAY 19 QUEENSTOWN Travel southward along the coast to Queenstown. Enjoy an evening gondola ride and opt to eat dinner at a skyline restaurant. ( 1B ) DAY 20 FJORDLAND NATIONAL PARK Embark on an amazing wilderness cruise through Fjordland National Park, in search of dolphins, seals, and penguins. Spend the night on board in your comfortable cabin. ( 1B, 1D ) DAY 21 QUEENSTOWN Enjoy morning wildlife viewing as we cruise back to port, then return to Queenstown for the final night. ( 1B ) DAY 22 QUEENSTOWN Depart at any time. ( 1B ) Guaranteed Departures Number of IF YOU'RE BOOKED, YOU'RE GOING | departures / month. 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 3 1 ■›■›■›■›■›■›■›■›■›■›■›■ J F M A M J J A S O N D 22 DAYS—SYDNEY TO QUEENSTOWN FROM $ 7999 Valid for Jul 11, 2018 departure. OPTIONAL MY OWN ROOM: $ 3779 TOUR CODE: OANNG IS THIS TOUR FOR ME? See back foldout. TYPE: SMALL GROUP – MAX 16, AVG 12. SERVICE LEVEL: UPGRADED PHYSICAL RATING: 2 - LIGHT THIS TOUR SUPPORTS A G ADVENTURES FOR GOOD PROJECT Melbourne Uluru (Ayers Rock) Port Douglas A U S T R A L I A N E W Z E A L A N D Sydney Queenstown Cairns Auckland Raglan Christchurch (Waiau) Franz Josef Rotorua Fiordland NP 30 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND›› AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND

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